The INLET Wall Socket Conserves Energy While Increasing Child Safety

June 11, 2013 by  
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Since its invention, the standard electrical outlet has changed little in function or appearance. The INLET by LivingPlug seeks to not only change the aesthetics of the standard wall socket, but to increase efficiency and improve child safety. Their flagship product can be inserted into a normal duplex unit and includes a high capacity 2.1v USB charger that powers three tamper resistant outlets. Read the rest of The INLET Wall Socket Conserves Energy While Increasing Child Safety Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , California , child safety , china , face plate , forest lake , inlet , kickstarter , livingplug , Minnesota , outlet , Sacramento , usb charger , vampire charge , wall socket        

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Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient

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Corning’s Gorilla Glass is used in the screens of about 1.5 billion mobile devices around the world — you might even be reading these words on a device made from the material. It’s scratch resistant, lightweight, and very durable, making it perfect for smartphone touch screens. But Gorilla Glass could soon be expanding its reach to automobiles . Replacing some of the windows in a car with Gorilla Glass would help reduce the vehicle’s weight and lower its center of mass, which would lead to gains in fuel efficiency. Read the rest of Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car windshield , corning , Corning glass , Corning gorilla glass , fuel efficiency , gorilla glass , gorilla glass windows , gorilla glass windshield , noise resistant glass , windshield        

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